The Last Olympian Quotes

Quotes tagged as "the-last-olympian" Showing 1-15 of 16
Rick Riordan
“I don't recommend shadow travel if you're scared of:
a) The dark
b) Cold shivers up your spine
c) Strange noises
d) Going so fast you feel like your face is peeling off
In other words, I thought it was awesome.”
Rick Riordan , The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“Annabeth frowned. "That doesn't make sense. But why were you visiting --" Her eyes widened. "Hermes said you bear the curse of Achilles. Hestia said the same thing. Did you . . . did you bathe in the River Styx?"
"Don't change the subject."
"Percy! Did you or not?"
"Um . . .maybe a little.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“With great power... comes need to take a nap. Wake me up later”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“It almost made me long for the flying pig.

--Percy”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“The word Styx got her [Mrs. O'Leary, the hellhound] excited. She probably thought I meant sticks. She jumped a few times, chased her tail just to teach it who was boss, and then calmed down enough for me to push Nico onto her back.”
Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan
“It was beautiful in a harsh I'm-going-to-gut-you-like-a-fish kind of way.”
Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan
“Charlie …" Silena’s eyes were a million miles away. "See Charlie.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“My only thought was to keep him away from Annabeth.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“As a general rule, I preferred not to have my soul reaped.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“You said your mom is the goddess of balance," I reminded him. "The minor gods deserve better, Ethan, but total destruction isn't balance. Kronos doesn't build. He only destroys.”
Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan
“You're cute when you're worried," she muttered. "Your eyebrows get all scrunched together."
"You are not going to die while I owe you a favor," I said. "Why did you take that knife?"
"You would've done the same for me."
It was true. I guess we both knew it. Still, I felt like somebody was poking my heart with a cold metal rod.
"How did you know?"
"Know what?"
I looked around to make sure we were alone. Then I leaned in close and whispered: "My Achilles spot. If you hadn't taken that knife, I would've died."
She got a faraway look in her eyes. Her breath smelled like grapes, maybe from the nectar. "I don't know, Percy. I just had this feeling you were in danger. Where... where is the spot?"
I wasn't supposed to tell anyone. But this was Annabeth. If I couldn't trust her, I couldn't trust anyone.
"The small of my back."
She lifted her hand. "Where? Here?"
She put her hand on my spine, and my skin tingled. I moved her fingers to the one spot that grounded me to my mortal life. A thousand volts of electricity seemed to arc through my body.
"You saved me." I said. "Thanks."
She removed her hand, but I kept holding it.
"So you owe me," she said weakly. "What else is new?”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“Then a shadow swooped under me, and thump - I was on Blackjack's back. It wasn't the most comfortable landing. In fact, when I yelled "OW!" my voice was an octave higher than usual.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“Because Hope survives best at the hearth', I said. 'Guard it for me, and I won't be tempted to give up again.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“Apollo stepped forward. His fiery armour was so bright it was hard to look at, and his matching Ray-Bans and perfect smile made him look like a male model for battle gear.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“I stared at him. “You’re scared of bunnies?”
“Blah-hah-hah! They’re big bullies. Always stealing celery from defenseless satyrs!”
Thalia coughed.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian